potassium bisulfate

potassium bisulfate
noun or potassium acid sulfate
: a crystalline salt KHSO4 that gives an acid reaction in solution, that is made by treating potassium sulfate with sulfuric acid, and that is used chiefly in making cream of tartar and as a flux; potassium hydrogen sulfate

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a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, KHSO4, used chiefly in the conversion of tartrates to bitartrates. Also called potassium acid sulfate.

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potassium bisulfate,
a colorless salt, used in fusing metals and converting tartrates into potassium bitartrate. Formula: KHSO4

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